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  • West Nile found in sentinel chickens in Brentwood
    published on Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:48:57 GMT
    For the first time in 2015, West Nile virus has been detected in a flock of chickens that mosquito and vector control officials use as a first line of defense against the virus, county officials said. West Nile virus was detected in two chickens from a flock in Holland Tract, one of five flocks of so-called sentinel chickens that are distributed throughout the county, according to a news release from the Contra Costa County Mosquito and Vector Control District....
  • West Nile found in sentinel chickens in Brentwood
    published on Thu, 23 Jul 2015 22:56:23 GMT
    For the first time in 2015, West Nile virus has been detected in a flock of chickens that mosquito and vector control officials use as a first line of defense against the virus, county officials said. West Nile virus was detected in two chickens from a flock in Holland Tract, one of five flocks of so-called sentinel chickens that are distributed throughout the county, according to a news release from the Contra Costa County Mosquito and Vector Control District....
  • State grant will help improve Marsh Creek
    published on Wed, 15 Jul 2015 20:53:23 GMT
    Residents here will be getting a bigger -- and better -- Marsh Creek to enjoy. Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District recently learned that it received a state grant of just over $744,000, which will enable the agency to realize a long-held vision for the far East Contra Costa creek....
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  • East County E-views: Has your homeowner's insurance gone up since...
    published on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:04:13 GMT
    Has your homeowner s insurance gone up? When East Contra Costa Fire District closed two stations in May, the risk exposure to property owners from Discovery Bay to Brentwood and Oakley increased. And some insurance companies aren t waiting for ISO, an industry advisory organization that rates areas based on the likelihood of fires breaking out, to revise its risk assessments....
  • What's Happening: Bronco Baseball Academy summer baseball camps
    published on Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:23:20 GMT
    Bronco Baseball Academy -- Accepting registration for Walnut Creek summer baseball camps running through July 24. Designed for all skill levels. For more information visit www.broncobaseballacademy.com or contact 925-899-4037, ben@broncobaseballacademy.com Basketball is Fun Clinic -- Registration open for beginner and intermediate instructional clinics for boys and girls, ages 5-12....
  • Foulger wins again at Antioch Speedway: four-time champ tops DIRTcar...
    published on Sat, 11 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Troy Foulger of Martinez fought off challenges from Morgan Hill's Jeff Decker to win the DIRTcar Late Model Stock Car feature event at Antioch Speedway on Saturday night, July 11, Decker was not only battling with a field of competitors, but was fighting problems with his own car. Gremlins - that's what we've been fighting with this new car," Decker said after the race, as he smelled gear oil wafting from under his car....
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  • What's Happening: Bronco Baseball Academy summer baseball camps
    published on Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:23:20 GMT
    Bronco Baseball Academy -- Accepting registration for Walnut Creek summer baseball camps running through July 24. Designed for all skill levels. For more information visit www.broncobaseballacademy.com or contact 925-899-4037, ben@broncobaseballacademy.com Basketball is Fun Clinic -- Registration open for beginner and intermediate instructional clinics for boys and girls, ages 5-12....
  • Watchdog: Antioch Mello Roos Board expected to spend final funds on all-abilities playgrounds
    published on Thu, 09 Jul 2015 20:27:59 GMT
    The next meeting of the Antioch Area Public Facilities Financing District 1989-1 , known as the Antioch Mello Roos District, a joint powers authority established by the Antioch Unified School District and the City of Antioch, is scheduled for July 13, 2015. The meeting is being held to update residents on the status of the community facilities district, the projects completed to date and future plans....

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